Katharine Cooley

Economic Growth Program Manager, The Palladium Group

Kat Cooley is an international development specialist whose work has focused in promoting more inclusive economic development for vulnerable communities around the world. She specializes in agricultural value chain development that creates opportunities for smallholder farmers and small businesses to enter more profitable markets and supports greater household income for their families, and strengthening local institutions and firms so that growth is sustainable on the long term. Kat has managed and served on selection committees for a number of grant funds designed to promote innovation and growth, and is excited to support the MacArthur 100 and change challenge. Kat is a Economic Growth Program Manager with The Palladium Group.

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